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FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
. for 25 years before he went to the obama white house to be the chief counter terrorism advisor. in 2007 just after he left the c.i.a. he said the enhanced interrogation program had saved lives but when he got to the obama white house he said he had reservations about it all along and had expressed them to colleagues. i took talked to senator chambliss and he said a team that brennan was being political. when he got a political job he took the political line and he is worried the c.i.a. should be outside of politics. >> also with your interview with senator chambliss, pren in an says he we would prefer to detain people rather than kill them and all but one person has been detained the drone program has gone on like this. i thought what was telling in the past c.i.a. directors and particularly leon panetta have made clear they are not going re-litigated this issue with personnel of the c.i.a.. he embrace this had report and very troubling. >> chris: some people that followed, the senate democrats put out a big report that in effect said enhanced interrogation, water boarding especial
FOX
Feb 7, 2013 5:00am EST
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FOX Business
Feb 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
it with the obama way of doing business that he is content to allow the white house bipartisan sequester to take affect on march 1. >> let me make clear i don't like the sequester, i think it is taking acts of re government. >> would you delay the impose a sequester? >> that is right, i will. lou: meanwhile also headed with the obama way infuriated with the white house gag order on top level officials muscling those officials preventing them from talking with her committee on unscheduled spending cuts. maryland democrat and chairman of the appropriations committee said high-level cabinet members have been instructed not to talk unless their words are cleared by the office of management and budget. as a result, the senator plans to call officials from treasury, health and human services department of education and homeland security, all to testify about those proposed cuts as early as next week. no gag order on the secretary. the white house rolling out the big gun to boost the call for delay in implementing the sequester. the pentagon later i quit the request to stop the march
FOX Business
Feb 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
evening, everybody. president obama today stepped up his campaign to avoid the consequences of sequestration. an idea that originated in the white house. republicans upon the president's new round of demands delay sequestration for months, nothing more than a play for more tax increases. hollywood a-list or bruce willis: not those who would take away our guns offering a stern message for the president. and the nations biggest red state going after the biggest blue state all about drumming up business. we will show you how to score this battle in snakes "chalk talk." with an administration that avoids consequences of their public policy decisions. this time president obama asking congress to bail him out of the so-called defense sequester, nearly $500 billion cut in funding to our defense department that will cost thousands of jobs and undoubtedly weaken our national security. here is jay carney offering a bag and consuming answer as he tries to shift the responsibility for action from the president to congress. >> the president was clear he believes if we don't have the time or
Comedy Central
Feb 7, 2013 1:00am PST
answers the question of whether the obama biden white house will release the memos detailing in specifics our drone strikes policy. >> will president obama release the memos? >> i have nothing for you on alleged memos regarding poe ten sally classified matters. without going into the alleged existence of any particular memo or action i can say that what we can not do is discuss classified operations. >> jon: alleged memos did you just go jedi mind trick on us? these are not the drones you are look for. tell you something carney, you are good but you are no sith lord. yes, master. i don't know what is worse, the alarmingly ambiguous guidelines for the strike program or the fact thawr saying we might not have written these down in memo form. surely there are memos on this. >> there are legal memos written by the justice department on this killing just as there were legal memos under the bush administration about the use of torture. >> jon: that's got to hurt. though obviously this is different from the bush administration secret war policy in that i assume the democrats have writt
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
something lindsey graham usually says about anything relating to the obama white house. >> true. you know, in addition to the media needing to play the role of accountability, we can extend that through congress. congress has a role in oversight there, and far too often -- they are advocating that responsibility of the president, and i think that's a real problem. i'm heartened that the ooc memo laying out the legal just fekz for the drone program is going to be reviewed by the intelligence committees, but i think more probably needs to be done. i have a question for david wood. first of all, david, huge fan of your writing. >> have you guys met? >> never met him. don't know him. just a huge fan. let me ask you, again, back to the operational aspects of the drone program, what do we know about how -- who has to check off the boxes to say this person is, indeed, a member of al qaeda or related to al qaeda, is indeed an imminent threat? who is the person that has to make those determinations? is it clear he is not the president. that goes to the final tally, but who down the chain has
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
confronting republicans. an energized president obama rallied house democrats for his second term agenda today making clear he's pushing hard for big changes on immigrations and guns. and he sat he wants a big deal on the budget. >> i am prepared, eager and anxious to do a big deal, a big package, that ends this g governance by crisis. >> with the rich paying their fair share. >> they recognize that the sequester is a bad idea. but what they've suggested is that the only way to replace it right now is for us to cut social security, cut medicare, and not close a single loophole. i have to tell you, if that's an argument that they want to have before the court of public opinion, that is an argument i'm more than willing to engage in because i believe the american people understand -- i believe the american people understand that yes, we need to reduce the deficit, but it shouldn't just be on the backs of seniors. it shouldn't just be on the backs of young people trying to get a college education. >> the president won the fairness debate in the fall. that's what the election was all about.
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 5:30am EST
the targeted killing of american citizens. the white house says president obama has directed the department of justice to brief members of the intelligence committees. the move comes after five groups of 11 senators led by ron widen of oregon demanded insight into the government's legal rational for drone strikes against americans abroad. senator widen took his frustrations to twitter writing, every american has the right to know when their government believes it is allowed to kill them. very strong words. this, of course, follows a leaked white house memo obtained by nbc news this week detailing the criteria required for such a strike. the white house yesterday found itself under quite a bit of pressure ahead to have day's sthat confirmation hearings for john brennan, of course, nominated to be the next head of the cia. >> why you are dancing around the question of whether or not we kill civilians? why can't the government -- >> i don't think that i'm dancing around it. i didn't dispute it. >> not necessarily -- >> what i can't do or what i'm not -- i don't disagree with that. >
NBC
Feb 7, 2013 11:00am EST
obama will join house democrats at their winter retreat in virginia today to promote his second term agenda. that meeting will take place at the landsdown resort in leesburg. the president is scheduled to be there this afternoon. >>> right now, parts of the midwest are dealing were a snowstorm that's quickly makes its way east. this is downtown chicago on mission avenue in the past hour. snow with wintry mix are causing delays at chicago's o'hare airport by as much as two hours. take a look at our skies, gray here locally. let's see our sky. there it is. we could get that wintry mix joining us overnight. storm 4 meteorologist tom kierein joins us. tom? >> good morning. we've had that all morning long. and temperatures have not warmed up much. we're above freezing. there's a dampness to the air. 37 at reagan national. we're in the mid-30s around the metro area. arlington, fairfax, prince georges county. right near the freezing mark. southern maryland through central virginia, right there in the 30s. prince georges, arlington, fairfax, montgomery counties. as we look at what may happen
WHUT
Feb 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
president obama and other progressive groups at the white house. obama reportedly rejected calls to ease his record-breaking deportations of undocumented immigrants. as the meeting took place, a group of dream activists interrupted house republicans' first congressional hearing on immigration reform, chanting "undocumented and unafraid." they were there to protest republican opposition to the dream act, focusing on darrell issa of california. >> [chanting] "undocumented and unafraid." >> this is not the way -- all of those must leave. >> the republican hearing comes as party leaders are floating a potentially softer stance on immigration in a bid to woo latino voters. house majority leader eric cantor announced for the first time this to to support a path to citizenship for undocumented youth. the obama administration announced an expansion of sanctions against iran. on wednesday, the treasury department said it would pressure countries buying iran's oil to withhold direct payments and instead force iran to purchase their goods. the treasury widened a sanctions list to include irani
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 4:00am EST
, the day that president obama was officially sworn in at the white house for his second term, thousands of obama campaign alumni meet in washington, d.c. across town. remember this? under the banner of the obama legacy conference. the topic of discussion that day, helping the president advance his gun safety reform legislation. then of course the 21st. what happens that day? inauguration. president obama himself cites gun violence and the need to address it during his second inaugural address. three days later, january 24th, vice president joe biden participates in a google hangout with people across the country to discuss the administration's gun proposals. january 26th, thousands of demonstrators, including people from newtown, connecticut, gather on the national mall in washington, d.c. to publicly call for gun safety legislation. organizers plan similar events in about a dozen other cities. two days later, january 28th, the president, the vice president, the attorney general hold a high profile meeting at the white house with local police chiefs and sheriffs. that meeting
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 4:30am PST
house. the 15 proposals are said to be similar to those by the obama administration including background checks on all gun purchasers and bans on assault weapons and high capacity magazines. some proposals are expected to have little chance of passing in the republican-controlled house. >>> marin county is about to fulfill its promise after it issued ious during its gun buy- back program. $43,000 set aside for last month's program that paid people who turned in guns. but the money ran out, so organizers handed out $70,000 worth of vouchers and those vouchers can now be redeemed a week from tomorrow thanks to private donations and funds from the county and its cities. >>> the legal battle to kept an oyster farm operating at point reyes is going to the next level. operators of the drakes bay oyster farm are going to the federal appeals court in san francisco challenging interior secretary ken salazar's decision to have the area returned to wilderness conditions. a federal judge in oakland denied their appeal on monday. >>> more bay area headlines for you. 7 people are recovering
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
two days later, december 19th, president obama announces the formation of a white house gun violence task force and puts vice president biden in charge of that effort. the next day, december 20th, vice president biden already gets to work, already meeting with law enforcement leaders in washington. and we get the photo op to show he is doing it. that same day, mayors against illegal guns makes news with data shows major gaps in the background system. the very next day, december 21st, president obama observes a moment of silence at the white house that they allow to be photographed to honor the victims of the sandy hook shootings. that same day the nra breaks its silence on the issue since sandy hook. they call for armed police officers to be posted in every american school. that leads of course to a cascade of more than 24 hours of outraged and almost uniformly disgusted response to the nra as a national spokesperson -- as a national spokes organization on this issue. then we have christmas. and the day after christmas, on the 26th, arizona's attorney general proposed not armed guard
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 11:00am PST
obama white house. in his questionnaire for the senate committee, brennan admits he was interviewed about, quote, possible unauthorized disclosures of information to reporters about cyberattacks against iran and possible unauthorized disclosures of information to reporters about a foiled bomb plot tied to al qaeda in the arabian peninsula. let's bring in the political panel, chris anders, senior legislative counsel and michael isikoff. michael, a lot happened certainly since you broke that news of what was in this memo including this move by the white house. what do we make of at least what we're seeing right before bren anna nicole's confirmation hearing in regards to the white house's latest move here? >> well, first of all, it was an important step that the white house took because until last night, the official position of the administration is they couldn't even confirm or deny the existence of such a memo. in fact, they said that it's in and of itself was a classified matter so by putting out the statement last night that they were going to let the house and senate intelligenc
NBC
Feb 7, 2013 6:00am EST
committee will soon learn more about the obama administration's drone program. the white house says the justice department sent classified advice about the program to the senate and house intelligence committees. the documents reportedly state that it is legal for the government to kill u.s. citizens overseas if it believes they're high-ranking terrorists who are trying to kill americans. >>> and a drastic call by the pentagon this morning ahead of what could be huge budget cuts next month. the navy will reduce the number of aircraft carriers in the strategic persian gulf from two to one. that decision comes just one day before the "uss harry truman" was supposed to leave norfolk for the gulf. two carrier groups have been stationed in the region for the majority of the past two years because of rising tensions with iran. >>> this morning, president obama will speak at the national prayer breakfast at the washington hilton in northwest d.c. the president will meet with religious and community leaders from across the nation taking part in the 61st annual prayer breakfast. that national pr
PBS
Feb 7, 2013 5:30pm EST
hearing for john brennan. the man that president obama has tapped to be his next spy chief says that the white house goes through agony to make sure that there are no collateral deaths in these attacks. >> a panel of senators brimming with questions. barely a few words in, the first interruption but not from politicians. >> i am honored to appear before you today as the president's nominee. >> would you hold please? i will ask the police to please remove this woman. >> four times, protesters interrupted at the hearing. there was a vocal opposition to the program and to john brennan becoming the next director. he was questioned over his past involvement in enhance interrogation techniques. >> i've expressed my personal objections to my colleagues about certain of those situations such as water boarding, nudity, and others. i've expressed my personal objections but i did not try to stop it because it was something that was being done in a different part of the agency under the authority of others. >> when asked about john strikes, he criticized the protesters. >> i think there is an impres
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 4:30am EST
russian delegatio -- harsh interrogation techniques, and more. president obama ordered the justice department to give the house and senate intelligence committees access to classified legal advice just fine drone strikes such as the one that killed anwar al-aulaqi in 2011. >> the methods that we used are designed specifically to avoid civilian casualties. >> it claimed the executive branch can be judge, jury, and executioner. >> a leaked memo says americans with ties to al qaeda can be killed if it is believed the target poses an imminent threat. it does not have to be evidence of a credible prospect. >> the senate is postponing a vote on chuck hagel. carl levin had hoped to vote on the nomination today, but he later issued a statement saying no vote would take place this week. a republican said they were dissatisfied with the information chuck hagel provided the panel last week in confirmation hearings. they want more details about his eighth speeches and business dealings. the former nebraska senator already faced opposition for its past statements and votes on israel iran, and n
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 10:00am PST
. >> president obama completing his statement to the house democrats, and right now on "draen mitchell reports" drone wars coming up on the eve of john brennan's cia hearing. the white house relents and turns over its secret memo. >> every american has the right to know when their government believes it's allowed to kill them. this idea that security and liberty are mutually exclusive, that you can have only one or the other is something i reject. >> but what about john brennan's answers on torture and secret leak investigations? the defense department on defense. the pentagon's top brass pushed back on questions about the military response in benghazi. >> are you surprised that the president of the united states never called you secretary panetta, and says how is it going? >> you know, normally in these situations -- >> did he know the level of threat that -- >> let me finish the answer. we were deploying the forces. he knew we were deploying the forces. he was being kept -- >> i hate to intript you, but i have limited time. we didn't deploy any forces. >> it was over by the time -- >
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
developing story from the white house. the controversy surrounding the obama administration and its use of drones to kill americans abroad. the administration is reversing course and saying classified information is tied to the investigation. growing reaction to tonight's decision. >> that have been asking for these classified documents for two years. now the administration is handing over administration about the deadly drawn attacks that targeted more than 300 suspected terrorists. in a surprising about face, and just hours before john brennan begins confirmation hearings the white house agreed to turn over classified documents to member of congress that lay out the rationale for the controversy lagrone program. >> they are suggesting they might hold up of bennett's nomination until they got to see the documents. the documents explain from a legal standpoint how the drones could be used to kill suspected terrorists. it was revealed that american citizens tied to al qaeda can be killed if and inform high-level official believes the target poses an imminent threat. but there does not ha
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 9:00am EST
the obama administration. the white house will brief lawmakers about drones. the administration will release classified documents about the legal justifition for using drone strikes to kill american citizens. >> this is an encouraging first step, a
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 1:00pm EST
? >> rallying the troops. it's president obama's turn today with the house democrats. we just saw him speaking out for gun control. joe biden was passionate with the democrats last night. >> enough is enough. we have to stand up. folks, look, many of you ms room have been standing up your entire careers. many of you have scars on your back like i do from having acted, attempted to act, and continuing to try to act. and deal with the senselessness of gun violence in america. >> earlier today as congress and the president join hands at the annual prayer breakfast, the president joked that the holy spirit doesn't seem to last very long in washington these days. >> you would like to think that the shelf life wasn't so short. i go back to the oval office, and i start watching the cable news networks, and it's like we didn't -- >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. a busy day. john brennan is going to face questions about the counter terror tactics employed by two separate administrations that he has served. joining me now for our daily fix chris calizza and managing editor o
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 12:00pm PST
brennan, president obama's to white house adviser on counter terrorism. had a conference for advisers who had become frequent commentators on tv news shows. is that an accurate statement? >> who was involved in that conversation? in that interview. >> i believe that the people who were on that phone included one of my predecessors, townsend, roner crecy, prichard clark, i think these are individuals who served in the government, and are counter terrorism professionals. >> any others you can think of? >> i do not remember the others. >> do you have notes from that conversation? >> there are notes, yes, that people took that have. ment?ve those been turned over >> the justice department, as i said, i volunteerly and eagerly engaged -- >> that wasn't the question. >> everything that was available on that has been turned over to the department of justice, absolutely, senator. >> did you turn those notes over? >> my office turned everything that was available on that, yes. >> who took those notes? >> senator, i was not taking notes at the time. there were people also from the white house who w
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
johnson's agenda today, a meeting with president obama at the white house. coinciding with the national black hiv aids awareness day. >> if your life seems overwhelmed by stress, then you've got plenty of company. a new survey by the american psychological association finds money, work, and the economy are the top triggers. relationship struggles and the health problems could be brought on by too much stress. the good news is the apa saying that most americans, they recognize the length between managing stress and continuing to lead a healthy lifestyle. >> individually, you know, having a regular exercise regimen is one of the best things that people could do to help manage their stress. study after study, they have shown this. and also relaxation technique, as the mindfulness, very easy technique to learn very effective in reducing the stress level. >> and now one major challenge to controlling stress, having the will power to change the long-time habits that make things more anxious for you. focusing on one behavior at a time. does it sound good guys? >> sounds good. >>> stil
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 12:00am PST
tonight. stay with us. >>> coming up, liberals have serious questions about the obama administration's legal justification for targeting killing of americans. the white house has responded tonight. our big panel tackles the issue, and we'll have the latest. >>> karl rove is running cover for mitch mcconnell by going after ashley judd in a new commercial? tonight we have ashley judd's response to turd blossom. >>> and a brand-new to tack on to hillary clinton from our friends across the street. it will make your jaw drop, friend. you can listen to my radio on sirius xm radio monday through friday from noon to 3:00 p.m. slayer your thoughts on facebook and on twitter. we are coming right back. toured. >>> welcome back to "the ed show." thanks for staying with us tonight. marco rubio has been picked by republicans to deliver the republican response to the president's state of the union address next tuesday. for rubio, being selected to give the speech is the only endorsement he has gotten from the republican friends lately. you can say senator rubio is the unofficial immigration czar for
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 3:00pm EST
, just before the evening newscasts, john brennan, president barack obama's top white house adviser on counterterrori counterterrorism, 4e8d held a small private teleconference to brief adviser who had become frequent commentators on tv news shows. is that an accurate statement? >> yes. >> can you tell me who was involved in that conversation? who was involved in that interview? >> i believe that the people who were on that phone included one of my predecessors, fran townsend, roger cressey, richard clarke, i think these are individuals who served in the government and are counterterrorism professionals. >> any others you can think of? >> i do not remember the others. >> do you have notes from that conversation? >> there are notes, yes, that people took, yes. >> have those been turned over to the justice department? >> the justice department, i voluntarily and eagerly engaged in that -- >> that wasn't the question. have those notes been turned over? >> everything that was available on that has been turned over to the department of justice, absolutely, senator. >> did you turn those
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 6:00am EST
on the kill list. the use of drones has grown 700% under barack obama. >> if we are too casual about it, we will forget how much scar tissue we build up in those countries. >> the white house defends the drones but has agreed to turn over classified documents to lay out how the program works. one document comes directly from the justice department that says even without clear evidence, an american-born terrorist poses a threat then we kill. >> thank you. we have just learned that a nato helicopter has crashed in eastern afghanistan. >> let's go to jummy olabanji. >> the isaf says all crew members on that helicopter had been recovered and are no fatalities. they are not releasing where the crash happened but they say the site is secure. they have not released the nationalities of those on board but we know that the aircraft as part of a u.s.-led coalition. the taliban as claiming responsibility saying it was their fighters that shot the helicopter down. we will continue to monitor the situation and give you details. >> thanks so much. president obama gives a speech at the 61st a
NBC
Feb 7, 2013 4:30am EST
. >>> vice president joe biden made an emotional appeal to house democrats urging them to support the obama administration gun control administration. inviteden choked up while recounting sandy hook. and a somber tone turned emphatic, reminding his audience as of their obligations as lawmakers to act. >> when people tell me that you can't prevent these kinds of occurrences, that doesn't mean we can't do something to god forbid if it happens again, diminish the carnage. it matters. it matters. >> speaking to those worried about the political consequences and backing controversial gun legislation, biden argued, quote, i promise you times have changed. >>> new jersey governor chris christie is known for being direct. well, once, his response to a doctor offering an unsolicited opinion on his weight was just that. >> this is just another hack who wants five minutes on tv. >> his comments came after connie mariano warned that he would die if in office. the governor has joked about his weight in the past and even on david letterman this week but he didn't find anything funny about mariano's comme
FOX
Feb 7, 2013 6:00am PST
comes as the white house is leaving classified information about how the obama administration legally classifies armed zone strikes killing american sit -- drone strikes killing american citizens suspected of terrorism. >>> it started at vacant house, the flames caused a lot of damage but nobody was hurt. >>> san jose police are looking for a probation violater who escaped from officers while being arrested. officers picked up anthony sanchez at 3:30 and because he is a large man, police say while they were doing paperwork, sanchez maneuvered the handcuffs, hopped into the driver seat of a police van and took off. >> he was wanted for parole violations, are you worried? >> no, i have an aluminum bat. i think i can take care of us. >> he described as latino 5- foot 8 inches tall weighing 275 pounds was last seen whering black -- wearing black sweats and a gray sweatshirt. >>> we have a glimpse into the state of the city address and he will focus on crime, pension reform and the economy. he will likely ask voters to pass a tax hike next year, the earliest it can appear on the ballot. >>
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 5:00am EST
obama's state of the union on tuesday. house speaker john boehner and mitch mcconnell made the decision yesterday. rubio's experience from an immigrant's family is perfect to battle the president's vision of bigger government and higher taxes. 3 hours from now president obama will speak about his faith in washington. 3,000 religious and community leaders from 140 countries are expected to attend as well as joe biden and first lady michelle obama. every president since identifies enhour has attended that event. that is your 5@5:00. >>> just hours before the face of the drone program john brennan faces tough questions during a senate confirmation hearing. president obama backtracks agreeing to show congress justifying the use of drones to kill americans. good morning peter. >> good morning, heather. basically what happened here is the president has come out and he has said all of the information about drones -- excuse me. he made a last minute decision to show congress the secret documents that gives him the authority to target and kill americans. all right starting from scratch
FOX
Feb 7, 2013 9:00am EST
launched hundreds of targeted strikes against al-qaida targets even americans. president obama's nominee to head the cia is the former ief white house counter terrorism advisor under his watch. became the first american targeted for death by u.s. drone strikes in yemen. his son and another american killed weeks later. an unclassified memo leaked this week says it is legal for the government to kill u.s. citizens abroad if he believes there are leaders engaged in operations aimed at killing americans even if there's no evidence of a specific imminent attack. 11 senators most of them demanded the white house provide legal justification. there is bipartisan concern about the program. >> here you have a senior unaccountable doj official who makes the determination that recent activities lead him to conclude he's an imminent threat. not to torture him but to kill him. i am troubled any time government is as nontransparent as this. >> we conduct those strikes because they are necessary to mitigate on going national threats. and again, save american lives. these strikes are legal. they
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
progressive. >>> coming up, liberals have serious questions about the obama administration's legal justification for targeting killing of americans. the white house has responded tonight. our big panel tackles the issue, and we'll have the latest. >>> karl rove is running cover for mitch mcconnell by going after ashley judd in a new commercial? tonight we have ashley judd's response to turd blossom. >>> and a brand-new attack on to hillary clinton from our friends across the street. it will make your jaw drop, friend. you can listen to my radio on sirius xm radio monday through friday from noon to 3:00 p.m. share your thoughts on facebook and on twitter. we are coming right back. all your important legal matters in just minutes. protect your family... and launch your dreams. at legalzoom.com we put the law on your side. to compete on the global stage. what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university, we're teaming up with companies like cisco to he
PBS
Feb 7, 2013 12:00am PST
states, but this moment with the vigor and use of the obama administration, there is so much focus placed on the white house, and you have to play the president, what made you want to do eight? >> there is a renewed interest and glamour and a new generation interested in politics. the biggest reasons were a combination of ann curry washington and -- of kerry washington and shonda rhimes. i have a long time felt that kerry is one of our best actresses working, and when shonda created the show i knew that would be interesting. i thought if there is a potential love interest with kerry washington, that is something you do not want to turn around, for a lot of reasons. >> that would be scandal. what do you make of the success she has in a relatively short time. she has got some hits in a relatively short time. when i read the pilot script and saw the first episode, immediately i thought, this woman has such a distinctive voice. when i think shonda is gifted, she has an idea of what people want to see in terms of popcorn, soap opera on value, but also really smart dialogue and a lot of
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 7:00am PST
>>> good morning. i'm chris jansing. a major reversal for the obama administration. the white house will brief lawmakers about drones. the administration will release classified documents about the legal justification for using drone strikes to kill american citizens. >> this is an encouraging first step, and especially because it comes at a time when the lines have blurred between the military and the intelligence field, and it's going to be so important to do robust congressional oversight in order to protect both our security and our liberty. >> senator widen is one of the senators who was pushing for the release of more noftion and it comes just hours before the confirmation hearing for john brennan. the white house counterterrorism adviser was the architect of the president's drone policy and one of its biggest defenders. >> it's this surgical precision, the ability with laser-like focus to eliminate the cancerous tumor called an al qaeda terrorist. >> i want to bring in "the washington post's" political reporter nia-malika henderson and politico's white house reporter carrie b
PBS
Feb 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >> reporter: late wednesday, mr. obama directed that the house and senate intelligence committees be given a classified memo on drone strikes abroad. it lays out the legal rationale for targeting american terrorism suspects. brennan has helped manage the program. oregon democrat ron wyden had pressed for release of the memo. he went directly to the issue during his first pass at questioning brennan. >> what should be done next to ensure that public conversation about drones so american people are brought into debate and have full understand what rules the government is going to observe when it conducts targeted killings. >> this hearing is one of the i think there is a misimpression on some of the am people that we take strikes to punish terrorists for past transgressions. nothing could be further from the truth. we only take such actions as a last resort to save lives when there is no other alternative to taking an action that's going to mitigate that threat. so we need to make sure there's an understanding, and the people that were standing up here today. i think they really have a misunde
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 5:00am PST
. drone policies are expected today as lawmakers question president obama's nominee to lead the cia. white house counter-terrorism chief john brennan will appear before the senate intelligence committee. his confirmation hearing starts just hours after lawmakers are set to receive a classified report on the rationale for drone strikes targeting americans who work with al qaeda overseas. >>> the pentagon is reducing the number of aircraft carriers in the persian gulf to one from two. the defense department made that announcement yesterday as deep automatic spending cuts loom for defense and domestic programs here. those cuts will kick in at the beginning of next month. and unless congress agrees to an alternate budget plan before then. defense secretary leon panetta says severe military cuts would harm the nation's security and the economy. >> we will furlough as many as 800,000 department of defense civilians around the country for up to 22 days. they could face a 20% cut in their salary. you don't think that's going to impact or economy? >> some economists estimated a march 1 seque
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
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